The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 214 180 173
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 56 70 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.76% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.80% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 39
Median daily rate £135 £219 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £135 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +55.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £8.68 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £17.30 £15.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.12%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 19 £275 -5.17% 15
Berkshire -15 14 £168 -18.78% 10
Oxfordshire +8 6 £113 -41.55% 6
West Sussex -30 6 £113 -16.66% 9
Surrey -16 4 £225 +34.32% 15
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £238 +9.19% 3
Kent -14 2 £190 - 5
East Sussex 0 1 £345 +360.00% 6
Middlesex -9 1 - -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 35 (25.18%) Project Management
2 27 (19.42%) Finance
3 25 (17.99%) Microsoft
4 22 (15.83%) PRINCE2
4 22 (15.83%) Windows
5 19 (13.67%) Degree
5 19 (13.67%) Security Cleared
6 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared
6 16 (11.51%) HTML
7 15 (10.79%) MS Project
7 15 (10.79%) Linux
8 14 (10.07%) Change Control
9 11 (7.91%) Windows Server
9 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
9 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
9 11 (7.91%) Active Directory
10 10 (7.19%) SLA
10 10 (7.19%) SAP
10 10 (7.19%) CSS
10 10 (7.19%) ITIL
10 10 (7.19%) Web Development
10 10 (7.19%) Windows 7
11 9 (6.47%) Front End Development
11 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.47%) Unix
11 9 (6.47%) Remedy
11 9 (6.47%) Migration
12 8 (5.76%) MS Office

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.88%) Confluence
2 3 (2.16%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.44%) IIS
3 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.44%) WordPress
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Project
2 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.76%) MS Office
4 4 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.72%) FastStats
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.72%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.72%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.72%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Intranet
2 3 (2.16%) Skype
3 2 (1.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.72%) MPLS
4 1 (0.72%) NAS
4 1 (0.72%) SAN
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.72%) Big Data
3 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.72%) OLTP
3 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.72%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) JIRA
2 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Marketing
2 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.44%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) French Language
4 1 (0.72%) Front Office
4 1 (0.72%) German Language
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) HTML
2 10 (7.19%) CSS
3 5 (3.60%) HTML5
4 4 (2.88%) jQuery
4 4 (2.88%) XML
5 3 (2.16%) .NET
5 3 (2.16%) CSS3
5 3 (2.16%) LESS
5 3 (2.16%) Sass
5 3 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.44%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.44%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.44%) EDI
6 2 (1.44%) jBPM
6 2 (1.44%) REST
6 2 (1.44%) SOAP
6 2 (1.44%) Spring
6 2 (1.44%) Spring Security
7 1 (0.72%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.88%) User Experience
3 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.16%) NHS
4 2 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.44%) Statistics
5 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.72%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.72%) FMCG
5 1 (0.72%) Informatics
5 1 (0.72%) Life Science
5 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.72%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (0.72%) Photography
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.83%) Windows
2 15 (10.79%) Linux
3 11 (7.91%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.19%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.47%) Unix
5 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.72%) Android
8 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.18%) Project Management
2 22 (15.83%) PRINCE2
3 14 (10.07%) Change Control
4 10 (7.19%) ITIL
4 10 (7.19%) Web Development
5 9 (6.47%) Front End Development
5 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
5 9 (6.47%) Migration
6 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.60%) CRM
7 5 (3.60%) Data Analysis
8 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.88%) Business Transformation
8 4 (2.88%) Functional Testing
8 4 (2.88%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (2.88%) Scrum
8 4 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.88%) Validation
9 3 (2.16%) Data Entry
9 3 (2.16%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.04%) SQL
3 5 (3.60%) C#
3 5 (3.60%) Java
4 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.88%) Python
5 3 (2.16%) PHP
5 3 (2.16%) VB
6 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.72%) ABAP
7 1 (0.72%) C
7 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.72%) R
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (13.67%) Degree
1 19 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) CCNA
3 2 (1.44%) CEH
3 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.44%) CISM
3 2 (1.44%) CISSP
3 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) GCIA
3 2 (1.44%) GCIH
3 2 (1.44%) GIAC
4 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.72%) MCP
4 1 (0.72%) MCSE
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.72%) PMP
4 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) GxP
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.72%) Simpana
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.19%) SAP
3 9 (6.47%) Remedy
4 8 (5.76%) Oracle
5 7 (5.04%) HP
6 3 (2.16%) Lotus
7 2 (1.44%) Aprimo
7 2 (1.44%) Google
7 2 (1.44%) Marketo
7 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.44%) Twitter
7 2 (1.44%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) Apteco
8 1 (0.72%) Baan
8 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.72%) CommVault
8 1 (0.72%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.72%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Sterling
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